In a step of volunteers rehabilitation, SARC’s Rural Damascus Branch organized a course in principles of preparedness and response to disasters in Al Ghizlania area. The two day course (25 to 27 January 2016) which contained 38 volunteers, is the first of its kind in 2016, where the trainers stressed the importance to prepare all volunteers to work in field and help the most vulnerable groups.
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent Quneitra branch finished two training courses in Disaster Management principles. The first one took place at SARC’s Quneitra main center between 19-24 May 2015, with 30 volunteers attending. The second one took place in Al Boteha sub-branch between 26-30 May 2015, with 35 volunteers attending. The course contained lectures on the disaster preparedness, Relief, Assessment, Registering, Sheltering, Search and Rescue, Evacuation and Safer Access. SARC’s Quneitra branch organize these courses to qualify volunteers who would like to work in the humanitarian field.